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See how the street play movement is growing across the UK.

Find out what’s happening where you live and if there are streets already playing out. We know that there are many active streets not listed here so please let us know of anything you are doing so we can add it to the map. You can also check our Local Authority Directory to see if your council has a street play policy yet.

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Following a successful pilot in 2013 when 15 streets in Adur and Worthing became temporary play streets, residents in Adur and Worthing can now apply for up to 12 temporary road closures on days and times of their choosing.   If you live in Adur and Worthing and want to get your street playing out, you could join the local Facebook group  for ideas and support also ‘Adur and Worthing Playing Out’ community organisation is promoting and linking up residents who are interested in street play – more details on their website.

Council contacts in Adur and Worthing are:

At the launch of the Play Streets pilot in 2013, the One Show came to visit a play street – you can watch it here and you can read about the extended scheme in the Worthing Daily.

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There’s no such thing as bad weather

We first began Playing Out on our street in the springtime. Like excited little lambs – if lambs could stick two playful fingers up at rat-running traffic. We’d begun thinking…

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Halloween: Reclaiming Streets and Building Community

Clocks have gone back, nights are drawing in, and the festival that children love will soon be here! Halloween is a huge mixture of pagan and new traditions, of ritual…

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